26 July, 2023

Dubai considers applying Common Law in Free Economic Zones

The government of Dubai is exploring the possibility of transitioning to Common Law in its free economic zones to strengthen its economy. According to the emirate’s media office, this potential move “will enhance the business environment in the city and increase its economic attractiveness and efficiency.”

It is reported that the potential adoption of Common Law aligns with the emirate’s progressive approach to establishing a flexible legal framework that considers investor ambitions and contributes to enhancing global competitiveness.

This initiative supports the economic objectives outlined in Dubai’s Economic Program D33, which aims to position Dubai as one of the world’s top three leading economic centers.

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